PW7 Hockey: Sport-specific warm-up in field hockey

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Krause, A.
Hockey: Sport-specific Warm-up in Field Hockey
Background. With increasing popularity of field hockey, the importance of injury prevention in amateur and professional hockey players constantly rises. With the focus on no contact events, most common injuries in hockey involve lower extremities as well as the lower back (Dick et al. 2007). In contrast, correct implemented warm-up programs have been considered to enhance performance. Whereas field hockey comprises several dynamic and highly specific movement pattern components during practice and games, goal-oriented warm-up should be considered regarding the respective sport.
Aim. Therefore, the overall aim is to point out the relevance of sport-specific warm-up pro-grams to provide an approach of long-term no contact sport injury prevention in field hockey.
Lecture Content. In the current lecture, the state of the art of hockey-specific warm-up exercises and an insight into the possible practical implementation shall be provided. The emphasis will be on a variety of neuromuscular training components, focusing on the functionality of exercises and targeting lower limb stability as well as sensorimotor control. Components such as strength, agility and balance will be included, with a special focus on hockey-specific movement control. With the approach of a successive increase of level of intensity as well as exercises with and without additional equipment an overview about possible examples of application shall be provided.
Forstner, U.
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Kollegger, G.
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July 20, 2016

RQES conference supplement

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July 19, 2016

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July 04, 2016

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June 03, 2016

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April 26, 2016

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April 15, 2016

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March 30, 2016

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February 17, 2016

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February 03, 2016

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January 18, 2016

New manuscript: RQES on the top 10 research questions on TGFU

We are happy to announce a newly published manuscript in RQES on the top 10 research questions on TGFU which is intended to give some guidance to contributors in shaping an exciting and interesting conference in Cologne 2016. The content of the manuscript was based on the overarching conference themes that were established by the organizing team of the Institute of Team/Racket Sport Research in close collaboration with the scientific board of the conference. We are grateful to all the contributors and want to thank them for their valuable contribution.  

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